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Summary: The government of Nepal has been given a recommendation by an expert panel to approve same-sex marriage in the country. Bhakti Shah is a transgender citizen of Nepal. Shah married almost 10 years ago and dreamt of walking hand-in-hand with…>read moreNo Comment February 17, 2015
Summary: A federal judge issued an order on Thursday that forces the probate judge in Mobile County, Alabama to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses. Mobile County, Alabama has been ordered to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples by a federal judge…>read more1 Comment February 13, 2015
Summary: The same-sex marriage ban fight in the state of Virginia will cost the commonwealth $520,000 in lawyers fees and costs. The commonwealth of Virginia is on the hook for a $520,000 bill for lawyers used to successfully challenge the state’s…>read moreNo Comment January 30, 2015
Summary: A judge in the state of Florida has told court clerks that same-sex marriage licenses can be issued. The judge in Florida who ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional has issued a response to those questioning…>read moreNo Comment January 2, 2015
Summary: The law firm of Greenberg Traurig, which is representing court clerks in Florida, said that the court ruling on same-sex marriage concerns one county. Greenberg Traurig, which is representing Florida’s 67 court clerks, warned that a federal judge’s overturning the…>read more2 Comments December 17, 2014
Summary: the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has become the latest federal appeals court to dash down same-sex marriage bans. As of Thursday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago decided on the same-sex marriage controversy for Indiana and…>read moreNo Comment September 5, 2014
Summary: Should the United States Supreme Court not intervene in Virginia’s battle against same-sex marriage, couples could begin to tie the knot as early as next week. If the United States Supreme Court does not intervene, same-sex marriages in the state…>read more1 Comment August 14, 2014
The United States Supreme Court was asked by the Tulsa County court clerk to review a federal appeals court’s ruling to defeat the ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Oklahoma, according to The Oklahoman. The ban was struck…>read moreNo Comment August 7, 2014
Senior U.S. District Judge Terrence C. Kern in Tulsa has struck down Oklahoma’s ban on same sex marriage nine years after the ban was enacted by popular measure. The court found the ban discriminated against same-sex couples without any rational…>read moreNo Comment January 15, 2014
Judge Robert J. Shelby of the United States District Court struck down laws prohibiting same-sex marriage in Utah as unconstitutional and ordered the state to immediately cease enforcement of laws that confine marriages only to heterosexual couples. Governor Gary R.…>read moreNo Comment December 21, 2013
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